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  *的* | 的* | *的
of / ~'s (possessive particle) / (used after an attribute) / (used to form a nominal expression) / (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) / also pr. [di4] or [di5] in poetry and songs
purpose / aim / goal / target / objective / CL: 個|个
really / indeed
seems as if / rather like / Taiwan pr. [si4 de5]
  *的* | 的* | *的
see 的士
  *的* | 的* | *的
really and truly
  *的* | 的* | *的
aim / clear
to hit the target / to hit the nail on the head
else / other
destination (location)
sometimes / at times
yes, that's right / variant of 似的
(old) wife
Minecraft (video game)
Midea (brand)
Trieste, port city in Italy
the great majority
really / after all / details / particulars
generally speaking / to sum up / in summary / in short
Baltic Sea
abbr. of 麵包車的士|面包车的士 / minivan taxi
what for / why / how
you're most welcome / sure thing! / I did what I was supposed to do
small change
(slang, originally northeast dialect) excellent / great
lit. to have a target in mind when shooting one's arrows (idiom) / fig. to have a clear objective
bogus / ersatz / fake / mock / phony
taxi (loanword)
(there are) some (who are...) / some (exist)
Really! (interj. of annoyance or frustration)
Baltimore (place name, surname etc)
lit. target of a multitude of arrows (idiom); the butt of public criticism / attacked on all sides
lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom) / fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
lit. even a scrawny camel is bigger than a horse (idiom) / fig. even after suffering a loss, a rich person is still better off than ordinary people / a cultured person may come down in the world, but he is still superior to the common people
disco (loanword) / also written 迪斯科
Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)
spirit world
lit. the body is the revolution's capital / fig. good health is a prerequisite for work (Mao Zedong's saying)
the brightest jewel in the crown
darkness comes before dawn / things can only get better (idiom)
drat / frick / (euphemistic variant of 他媽的|他妈的)
what has (he) got up (his) sleeve? / what's going on?
(coll.) food
weak and inept person / hopeless case
Secret of the Magic Gourd (1958), prize-winning children's fairy tale by Zhang Tianyi 張天翼|张天翼
Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia
the Resurrected Army (CCTV documentary series about the Terracotta army)
(idiom) no secret can be kept forever
nothing to pick on / really good / nothing to discuss / settled matter / no problem
dacron (loanword)
desperate straits / impossible situation
all good things must come to an end (idiom)
Cádiz, Spain
Montevideo, capital of Uruguay
lit. If the old doesn't go, the new will not come. / You can't make progress by clinging to old notions.
a boneheaded teammate can do you more harm than the most formidable opponent (idiom)
fullness for the bold, famine for the timid (idiom)
don’t worry about (it, him etc) / doesn’t matter / whatever / anyway
reliable funds
Tripoli, capital of Libya / Tripoli, city in north Lebanon
Lake Titicaca
the cooked duck flew away (proverb) / (fig.) to let a sure thing slip through one's fingers
motorcycle taxi / abbr. for 摩托車的士|摩托车的士
trivial (matters) / triviality / nonsense / rubbish
female taxi driver
aimless / at random
motorcycle taxi
to hit the mark with a comment (idiom) / to say sth spot on
a "screw that never rusts" — sb who selflessly and wholeheartedly serves the Communist Party, like Lei Feng 雷鋒|雷锋, to whom the metaphor is attributed
there's no place like home (idiom)
ultimatum (loanword)
money isn't everything, but without money you can do nothing (idiom)
the Emperor's new clothes (i.e. naked)
drat / frick / (euphemistic variant of 媽的|妈的)
Greater Antilles, Caribbean archipelago
utmost effort
the Lamb of God
Go your own way, let others say what they like. (popular modern cliche) / Do it my way.
homing / target-seeking (military)
target / aim / objective / what one hopes to gain
I (when talking to a superior)
the God of Thunder strikes bean curd, a bully picks the weakest person / to pick on an easy target
(idiom) a good person, used to praise sb's moral integrity or courage
to shoot without aim (idiom); fig. to speak without thinking / firing blindly / to shoot in the air / a shot in the dark
bull's-eye / target / objective
object-oriented technology
Intoxicating Spring Nights, 1924 short story by Yu Dafu 郁達夫|郁达夫
the Last Supper (in the Christian Passion story)
Game of Thrones (TV series)

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